Calif. High Court Mulls Nordstrom's Rest Day Policy

Law360, San Francisco (February 7, 2017, 11:24 PM EST) -- The California Supreme Court put the state's labor code under a microscope at a hearing Monday, in an effort to determine whether statutory language that forbids working "more than six days in seven" means Nordstrom makeup counter employees can't work more than six consecutive days, or whether the clock restarts every Sunday.

The case has shuttled from state court to federal district court to the Ninth Circuit, which in February 2015 asked California's high court to clarify sections of the state labor code, some of which are 123 years old. At issue was whether under California law an employee can waive her...

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